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New Guest Bloggers: Wet Heat Project, Miami

New Guest Bloggers: Wet Heat Project, Miami

Our new guest bloggers are Bill Bilowit and Grela Orihuela of Wet Heat Project, a Miami-based independent film production company focusing on contemporary art.

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NYCU | “Liz Magic Laser Feeeeeeeeeeeeels Your Pain”

NYCU | “Liz Magic Laser Feeeeeeeeeeeeels Your Pain”

Our latest New York Close Up is now live! Watch Liz Magic Laser direct the premiere of “I Feel Your Pain” at the SVA Theater in Chelsea, Manhattan.

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Exclusive | Nancy Spero: Collaboration

Exclusive | Nancy Spero: Collaboration

Watch Nancy Spero (1926-2009) discuss how collaborations with other artists activated her work in our latest Exclusive video.

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Word is a Virus

New Column: Word is a Virus

Word is a Virus

New Column: Word is a Virus

Penned by Carol Cheh, the Art21 Blog’s newest column explores the relationship between art and the written word.

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New Guest Blogger: Emily Colucci, Writer and Curator, NY

New Guest Blogger: Emily Colucci, Writer and Curator, NY

Our new blogger-in-residence is Emily Colucci, a writer and curator based in New York City.

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NYCU | Eddie Martinez Whistles While He Works

NYCU | Eddie Martinez Whistles While He Works

Watch as Eddie Martinez starts a new, seven-by-ten foot canvas, advancing on and retreating from the composition in a process he likens to boxing.

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Praxis Makes Perfect

Meet Our New “Praxis Makes Perfect” Columnists!

Praxis Makes Perfect

Meet Our New “Praxis Makes Perfect” Columnists!

Meet the newest contributors to our “Praxis Makes Perfect” column!

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Exclusive | Judy Pfaff: Making & Feeling

Exclusive | Judy Pfaff: Making & Feeling

Our latest Exclusive video is now live! “Judy Pfaff: Making & Feeling” features the artist discussing her emotional and creative journey while looking back on past installations.

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New Guest Blogger: Nina Horisaki-Christens

New Guest Blogger: Nina Horisaki-Christens

Our new blogger-in-residence is Nina Horisaki-Christens, a Brooklyn-based curator, writer and artist.

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NYCU | Mika Rottenberg & Jon Kessler Wanna Make You Sweat

NYCU | Mika Rottenberg & Jon Kessler Wanna Make You Sweat

Our latest New York Close Up is now live! Watch Mika Rottenberg discuss SEVEN, her 2011 performance collaboration with Jon Kessler commissioned for the Performa biennial.

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Exclusive | assume vivid astro focus: Masks

Exclusive | assume vivid astro focus: Masks

In our latest Exclusive video, Eli Sudbrack of assume vivid astro focus discusses the motivations behind the collective’s use of masks during public events and installations.

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Watch Our Trailer: Eight New Artists To Be Featured in New York Close Up!

Watch Our Trailer: Eight New Artists To Be Featured in New York Close Up!

Watch the new trailer previewing the eight new artists to be featured in New York Close Up!

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Exclusive | Glenn Ligon: Installing “Warm Broad Glow II”

Exclusive | Glenn Ligon: Installing “Warm Broad Glow II”

Art21’s latest Exclusive video is now live! Watch “Glenn Ligon: Installing ‘Warm Broad Glow II'” on Art21.org.

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Exclusive | Marina Abramović: Embracing Fashion

Exclusive | Marina Abramović: Embracing Fashion

Art21’s latest Exclusive video, “Marina Abramović: Embracing Fashion” is now live!

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New Guest Blogger: John P. Hogan

New Guest Blogger: John P. Hogan

Meet Los Angeles artist John P. Hogan, the Art21 Blog’s newest blogger-in-residence.

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The Art21 Telethon Is This Sunday, May 6!

The Art21 Telethon Is This Sunday, May 6!

Come to the Art21 Telethon this Sunday, May 6 at Algus Greenspon Gallery in NYC!

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Q&A with Marina Abramović, Mary Reid Kelley, and assume vivid astro focus

Q&A with Marina Abramović, Mary Reid Kelley, and assume vivid astro focus

Have a question for Marina Abramović, Mary Reid Kelley, or assume vivid astro focus? Send it to Art21, and selected questions will be answered!

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New Guest Blogger: Safa Samiezade’-Yazd

New Guest Blogger: Safa Samiezade’-Yazd

Art21 blog’s latest blogger-in-residence is Safa Samiezade’-Yazd, a writer and editor who focuses on contemporary art and performance in the Middle East.

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Season 6 of Art in the Twenty-First Century Premieres on PBS Tonight!

Season 6 of Art in the Twenty-First Century Premieres on PBS Tonight!

Season 6 of Art in the Twenty-First Century premieres nationally tonight and features artists Catherine Opie, El Anatsui, and Ai Weiwei.

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New Guest Blogger: Jamilee Polson Lacy, Independent Curator

New Guest Blogger: Jamilee Polson Lacy, Independent Curator

Independent curator and writer Jamilee Polson Lacy is the Art21 Blog’s newest blogger-in-residence.

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Exclusive | William Kentridge: Meaning

Exclusive | William Kentridge: Meaning

In our latest Exclusive video, William Kentridge discusses how the physical activities of cutting, tearing and collaging generate ideas and infuse his work with meaning.

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New Guest Blogger: Dmitry Samarov

New Guest Blogger: Dmitry Samarov

Our newest blogger-in-residence is Dmitry Samarov, a painter, writer and cabdriver who is the author of “Hack: Stories from a Chicago Cab.”

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Exclusive | Paul McCarthy: Chaos & Debauchery

Exclusive | Paul McCarthy: Chaos & Debauchery

In Art21’s latest Exclusive video, two of Paul McCarthy’s longtime assistants describe the process of sculpting, molding, and fabricating the artist’s large-scale works.

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New Guest Blogger: Lisa Anne Auerbach

New Guest Blogger: Lisa Anne Auerbach

Our new guest blogger is Lisa Anne Auerbach, an artist who bikes, knits, and runs a publishing house based in a downtown L.A. commune.

"Zygmunt," 1992. Installation at Exit Art, NY. Collaboration by Judy Pfaff and Ursula von Rydingsvard.

Exclusive | Judy Pfaff and Ursula von Rydingsvard: Zygmunt (1992)

Exclusive | Judy Pfaff and Ursula von Rydingsvard: Zygmunt (1992)

In Art21’s latest Exclusive video, Judy Pfaff and Ursula von Rydingsvard discuss what they learned from one another while collaborating on the 1992 work “Zygmunt.”

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New Guest Blogger: Shane McAdams

New Guest Blogger: Shane McAdams

Meet our newest guest blogger Shane McAdams, an artist, curator, writer and professor who divides his time between Brooklyn, New York and Cedarburg, Wisconsin.

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Exclusive | Lari Pittman: Audience

Exclusive | Lari Pittman: Audience

Our latest web-only Exclusive features Lari Pittman on the role that spontaneity plays in the construction of his paintings.

Monica Westin, Arts Writer and Educator, Chicago.

New Guest Blogger: Monica Westin, Arts Writer and Educator

New Guest Blogger: Monica Westin, Arts Writer and Educator

The Art21 Blog’s newest blogger-in-residence is Monica Westin, a Chicago-based arts writer, educator, and PhD candidate in rhetorical studies.

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Access ’12 Is Underway

Access ’12 Is Underway

Art21’s first Access ’12 events took place at two venues in Pakistan: the Lincoln Corner in Karachi and the Center of Excellence & Art Design in Jamshoro, Hyderabad.

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LaToya Ruby Frazier Makes Moving Pictures

LaToya Ruby Frazier Makes Moving Pictures

LaToya Ruby Frazier reveals the personal stories behind her series of videos and photographs of her family in Braddock, Pennsylvania.

"How to Blow up Two Heads at Once (Ladies)," 2006 Two-life size mannequins, two guns, Dutch wax printed cotton, shoes, and leather riding boots, dimensions variable; plinth:63 x 96 1/2 x 48 inches overall, each figure: 63 x 61 x 48 inches overall  Collection of Davis Museum and Cultural Center, Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA. Photo by Stephen White © Yinka Shonibare MBE; Courtesy James Cohan Gallery, New York and Stephen Friedman Gallery, London.

Yinka Shonibare MBE | “Black Artists”

Yinka Shonibare MBE | “Black Artists”

Our latest Exclusive video features Yinka Shonibare MBE on his motivation and strategies for getting his work into the art system.

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In Memoriam: Mike Kelley (1954-2012)

In Memoriam: Mike Kelley (1954-2012)

Art21 mourns the passing of Mike Kelley, whose work mined the rich history of vernacular art and American popular culture.

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New Guest Blogger: Aldrin Valdez

New Guest Blogger: Aldrin Valdez

Introducing our latest blogger-in-residence: Aldrin Valdez, an artist and writer who is currently a fellow at Queer/Art/Mentorship.

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Cairo in Context: Art and Change in the Middle East

New Column | Cairo in Context: Art and Change in the Middle East

Cairo in Context: Art and Change in the Middle East

New Column | Cairo in Context: Art and Change in the Middle East

The Art21 Blog debuts a new column focusing on the art scene in Cairo and the Middle East region.

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Become an Art21 Access Partner: Host a Screening of “Art in the Twenty-First Century”

Become an Art21 Access Partner: Host a Screening of “Art in the Twenty-First Century”

Partner with Art21 to host an Access screening event at your organization or venue.

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Ursula von Rydingsvard | “Becoming an Artist”

Ursula von Rydingsvard | “Becoming an Artist”

Our latest, web-only Exclusive video features Ursula von Rydingsvard discussing her family’s early struggles after WWII and its influence on her studio practice today.